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Today in Island History
1913 The Island's first Egg Circle is organized in Brooklyn, Lot 61, to co-operate in the production and marketing of eggs and poultry. Eleven more will organize before the P.E.I. Co-operative Egg and Poultry Association is incorporated in 1914. The "egg wagon" soon becomes a common sight in many communities.
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Events and Activities

Upcoming Events In The Carriage House

Beaconsfield Historic House Open for Tours
2 Kent Street

Poetry Reading

Dr. Don McKay will be conducting a poetry reading on March 2nd at 7:30 p.m. and all are welcome 

Winter Island Tour 2018

Joint Mathew Bryne & Sherman Downey on March 13th for a night of storytelling and song. The doors open at 7:00 p.m. and the show starts at 7:30 p.m.
For tickets please visit

Beaconsfield Heritage Social Dance Classes at Carriage House

New dancers are welcome for this Spring's Heritage Social Dance classes at Beaconsfield.  Dancing will begin on Wednesday March 6, from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at the Beaconsfield Carriage House in Charlottetown located on West Street, behind Beaconsfield Historic House, 2 Kent Street.  No previous dance experience is needed, and a partner is not required.
The social dances that are learned are from several historical set dancing traditions – Scottish country, English country, quadrilles, and round dances. The dance evenings will include focus on basic steps and formations as they occur in simple dances. There will also be more complex dances and formations for experienced dancers. A dance party on Friday, May 25 will feature a program of favourite dances from the Spring classes.
For further information or to register, contact Karen Beauregard at or  telephone (902) 569-5877 or Christine Scott at or telephone (902) 724-2278.


Nature PEI

Nature PEI's monthly meeting will be held March 6th at 7:30 p.m. All are welcome to attend!

Vineland Society of PEI

Vineland Society of PEI will meet at 7:00 p.m



Beaconsfield Bookstore
     & Gift Shoppe      

              Visit our gift shop featuring Island books, magazines,
pottery, and handmade soaps

For more information about Beaconsfield Historic House or events in the Carriage House, please call 902-368-6603 or email